Why does web software get hacked?
Innumerable amounts of technologies, applications and protocols have emerged since the beginning of the Internet. Inevitably, many of them have been left behind – no longer supported and completely forgotten. But many remain valid, even since the early days, and are here to last. We’re talking about websites.
What is a DNS Leak? How can I prevent it?
At SecurityTrails we analyze DNS servers, along with their records, domains and IP addresses, to bring you the ultimate cybersecurity treasure trove for identifying and preventing infosec issues on your company’s websites and apps. Some time ago, we published a great guide on how to prevent DNS server attacks, and today we’re moving one step forward: to explore how to prevent DNS leaks, which became a pretty popular topic with the end of the net neutrality months ago.
Malicious domains registered in the wake of Hurricane Florence
Hurricane Florence is hitting North and South Carolina, and despite reports of over 20 human lives lost as victims of this horrific reality, we are sadly aware of scammers attempting to exploit the fear and kindness of good people who wish to help and donate to the victims and organizations.
How web software gets hacked — a history of its biggest exploits, and what may be coming in the future
When the Internet was created in the 1960s, it was envisioned as a revolutionary computer network reserved for a couple thousand researchers. There were many resources used in creating this fast and reliable network, and the security measures its developers took into consideration were mostly aimed towards preventing military threats and potential high-power intruders.
Top CVE's exploited in the wild
In previous posts, we’ve explored ways to avoid security issues by hardening DNS servers, and also by following best SSH Security practices. However, today we are not going to show you how to protect against attacks. Instead, we will show you the top 10 most dangerous vulnerabilities exploited in the wild during the current year.